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Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert. permission to attend the funeral. But, on our medical
officer's advice, I forbade him to sit up beside the body last night." For some time
we sat there without speaking. Then the warden got up and went to the window.
The warden and myself came next, and, bringing up the rear, old Perez and the
nurse. The sky was already a blaze of light, and the air stoking up rapidly. I felt
the first waves of heat lapping my back, and my dark suit made things worse.
I wiped the sweat from my face, but I was barely conscious of where or who I was
until I heard the warden of the Home called to the witness box. When asked if my
mother had complained about my conduct, he said, "Yes," but that didn't mean ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AngelaJMaher - LibraryThing
I wasn't sure what to think when I first started reading this. It initially didn't feel worthy of the fuss, but as it enters the second part, it becomes a book that makes you think. Why are some ... Read full review
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Spoiler alert! Not that it matters anyway, but don’t read this review if you don’t already know how it all ends. The Stranger is a perfect book, with a flawed philosophy. Camus is a liar. If he really ... Read full review